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Karim Shamsi-Basha

Race relations have been a topic of conversation in Birmingham for decades, but in the last couple of years, they have rocked the city of Hoover as well. Read more

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School officials are proposing a change to the code of conduct that allows school discipline for racist and sexist conduct or language, whether it occurs on campus, at home or online. Read more

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Kathy Murphy 5-9-19

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However, a proposed change would allow school officials to administer discipline when racist, sexist or other disparaging off-campus remarks substantially impact the school environment. Read more

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A proposed change in the code of conduct would make it a class 3 (most serious) offense to engage in racist or sexist conduct or language, whether on or off campus. Read more

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Spain Park High School

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The classroom discussions were prompted by a video of Hoover and Spain Park high school students making racist and anti-Semitic comments. Read more

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Kamp Fender

City leaders and pastors also issued a call for an end to hateful speech and racism and for people to pursue peace over division. Read more

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